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Starbucks is probably ‘the best first job in America,’ former CEO says as Congress probes the chain’s treatment of unions

Howard Schultz highlighted Starbucks’ pay and benefits at a Congressional hearing Wednesday. Stephen Brashear/Getty Starbucks is “one of the best, if not the best, first job in America,” former CEO Howard Schultz said. Schultz made the comment in testimony before Congress Wednesday. Senators and employees at the hearing challenged Schultz on Starbucks’ anti-union tactics. You can’t do better than Starbucks for a first job, the…

Insecurity: Gov Diri Restates Readiness To Partner NAF

March 28, (THEWILL) – Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, on Tuesday, restated the readiness of his administration to collaborate with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to improve security in the State. Speaking in Government House when he received the Air Officer Commanding, Mobility Command of the Nigerian Air force, Yenagoa, Air Vice Marshall Ebimobo […] The post Insecurity: Gov Diri Restates Readiness To Partner…

Man stops traffic to help teacher, children escape Nashville school shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — There are many unsung heroes from Monday’s school shooting that left seven dead (six victims and the shooter), including teachers that ushered kids to safety. Some headed through the wood line seeking shelter at the fire department, while others crossed Hillsboro Road, gathering at an apartment until given the clear. Jason Hoffman was driving down Hillsboro Road when he heard gunfire….

Florida board bans ‘This Book Is Gay’ from middle school libraries

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — The school board of Hillsborough County, Florida, held a special meeting on Tuesday and voted to ban a book from all public middle schools in the area. The book, titled “This Book Is Gay”, explores a number of topics, including stereotypes and “coming out.” Advocates and the book’s author say it was written to help young people who are beginning…

Eva Marcille Files For Divorce From Michael Sterling After 5 Years Of Marriage (Exclusive Details)

The Shade Room has obtained court documents confirming that reality TV star Eva Marcille, 38, has filed for divorce from her husband, Michael Sterling, 41. The couple has been married for five years and shares two children. According to the court documents filed on March 23, 2023, in the Superior Court of Fulton County, Eva cited the marriage as being “irretrievably broken” and declared that…

Putin is a ‘death cult’ leader who could still nuke Ukraine unless West threatens apocalyptic response, warns expert

VLADIMIR Putin could still use nuclear weapons in Ukraine in a final act of destruction, a leading Russia expert has warned. To stop this “death cult” act the tyrant needs to be told of the apocalyptic consequences to Russia and him personally, which the West has so far failed to do, says Keir Giles. Vladimir Putin threatening the West with nuclear weapons in a TV…

Inside childhood of ‘world’s strongest toddler’ known as Little Hercules who raked in a fortune… before shock twist

ON the outside, child bodybuilder Richard Sandrak seemed on top of the world at the age of eight as he raked in a fortune with his incredible physique. Dubbed “Little Hercules” with an eight-pack abdomen squeezed into a tiny frame, Richard is now unrecognisable as an adult. Channel 5 Richard was dubbed ‘Little Hercules’ as a youngster[/caption] Inside Edition His fame resulted in him being…

A 267-foot yacht with a hair salon and infinity pool has been ‘abandoned’ in the Caribbean and could be sold...

Antigua wants to quickly auction off an ‘abandoned’ superyacht linked to a Russian oligarch after it ran up a $500,000 bill for fuel and food. VWPICS/Nano Calvo/Universal Images Group/Getty Images The Antigua and Barbuda government has declared the Alfa Nero super yacht abandoned. It will be sold unless it’s removed, according to an official notice last Tuesday. Authorities intend to use the money to pay…

Some Russians can’t agree if they should honor convict soldiers who died in Ukraine after trading prison for war: ‘They...

Graves of Wagner group mercenaries killed in the Russian invasion war in Ukraine are being buried in the Mavrino village cemetery in the outskirts of Moscow. Celestino Arce/NurPhoto/Getty Images The Wagner Group recruited thousands of Russian prisoners to fight in Ukraine in exchange for freedom. While those who died return home to be buried, residents can’t agree on how they should be treated. One soldier…

Tyrese Reacts To Girlfriend Zelie Timothy Claiming She Was Originally ‘More Interested’ In Paul Walker

Tyrese Gibson learned some interesting facts recently about his girlfriend, Zelie Timothy, who claims she was initially “more interested” in his late Fast & The Furious co-star Paul Walker. The 44-year-old actor’s Instagram model girlfriend made the revelation during an Instagram Live together. Tyrese Reacts To Girlfriend Claiming She Was Initially “More Interested” In His Late Friend, Co-Star Paul Walker Zelie, 28, said Tyrese “wasn’t…

2023 elections: Nigerian youths tell US, UK those who deserve visa ban

Some youths under the aegis of Free Nigeria Movement have called on the governments of the United States and United Kingdom to urgently place a visa ban on those behind violence during the just-concluded elections. The youths also urged the “UK and US governments to revoke the citizenship” of those who sponsored thugs to intimidate and disrupt the voting process during the presidential election. They…

Benjamin Netanyahu pauses controversial reforms after riots shake Israel

EMBATTLED Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu last night delayed plans for judge reforms that had triggered mass protests. In a TV address, he said he would speak to other parties to try “to reach a broad consensus” and stop a “rift in the nation”. Polaris Protesters take part in a mass riot in protest against plans by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu[/caption] Getty Thousands of Israelis have…

Incest monster Josef Fritzl says he receives 100s of love letters and has illegitimate kids abroad

INCEST monster Josef Fritzl claims he is a “good person” who gets hundreds of fan letters. The Austrian fiend locked daughter Elisabeth in a cellar for 24 years where he abused her as a sex slave and fathered seven children with her. AFP Josef Fritzl and raped his caged daughter, Elisabeth, for 24 years – fathering 7 children[/caption] But passages from his new book, reported…

2023 General Election: An Overview

The much talked about 2023 General Election has come and gone, but the ripples it generated still linger. The performance of two key stakeholders, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies, led by the police, also contributed to the final outcome of the election. The performance of the police and its sister […] The post 2023 General Election: An Overview appeared first…

McMorris Rodgers calls for TikTok ban over ‘immediate threat’ from Chinese Communist Party

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), who leads the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, said on Sunday that there is an “immediate threat” via TikTok from the Chinese Communist Party as lawmakers look to ban the video-sharing app in the U.S. over data security concerns. “I would say there’s an immediate threat via TikTok from the Chinese Communist Party. That is the reason that I believe…

Brit woman found dead in Spanish apartment as husband arrested in murder probe

A BRITISH woman has been found dead in a Costa Blanca apartment as her husband was arrested as he tried to flee the scene. The 64-year-old was found with stab wounds in Orihuela Costa, south of Alicante around 4am this morning. Getty View of Javea, a village in Alicante.[/caption] Her 69-year-old husband also thought to be British, is understood to have been arrested at the…

Two men found dead in mystery shooting as cops find key clue at crime scene in Germany

MYSTERY surrounds the death of two men who were shot dead in Germany as investigators discovered a key clue at the crime scene. Police said the two men died in an overnight shooting in the Langenhorn district in Hamburg-the second deadly shooting in the city this month. Cops said the two men were shot dead Jonas Walzberg/dpa 28 vehicles rushed to the scene[/caption] Police said…

Gen Z is smoking and drinking less and that’s cost the UK government $17 billion, says Bloomberg

Some younger people are shunning alcohol or not drinking it at all. Getty Images Lower levels of smoking and drinking by Gen Z has affected the UK public finances, analysis suggests. Bloomberg estimates the UK missed out $11.4 billion in tobacco tax and $5.7 billion in alcohol tax since 2002. “Sin taxes” bring in revenue for governments, but alcohol and tobacco also cause health problems….

Wike Declares Fayose’s Suspension Void, Says Ortom Won’t Appear Before PDP Disciplinary Committee

March 23, (THEWILL) – Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has said his Benue State counterpart, Samuel Ortom, will not appear before the National Disciplinary Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), over his alleged involvement in anti-party activities. The governor has also described the suspension of former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose and others, for […] The post Wike Declares Fayose’s Suspension Void, Says Ortom…

APC Suspends NWC Member Murtala Yakubu For Anti-Party Activities

March 23, (THEWILL) – The executive members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ajaka Ward 1, Igalamela/Odolu Local Government Area of Kogi State, have suspended a member of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party, Murtala Yakubu, for alleged anti-party activities, among other offences. A suspension letter dated March 20, 2023, addressed to […] The post APC Suspends NWC Member Murtala Yakubu For…

Oklahoma Twin Toddlers Drown In Backyard Pool After Their Grandmother Reportedly Left Door Open

A pair of twin toddlers drowned in the backyard pool of their Oklahoma home after their grandmother reportedly left the door open, NBC News reports. On March 16, the grandmother, Jenny Callazzo, said she found the 18-month-old twins Locklyn and Loreli Callazzo in the pool, according to Oklahoma City Fire battalion chief Scott Douglas. Grandmother Finds Twin Toddlers Drowned In Backyard Pool After Reportedly Leaving Door…

Shocking moment town hall engulfed in flames in Bordeaux as protests spread in France

SHOCKING footage shows the town hall in Bordeaux engulfed in flames as protests spread across France. A dramatic video shows the moment the building went up in flames while hundreds of rioters are chanting as the nationwide protests continue for the ninth day. Bookee0 via Storyful The town hall in Bordeaux went up in flames[/caption] Bookee0 via Storyful Hundreds of protesters have filled the streets…

Woman who weighed 47st dies just before life-saving operation in Turkey gifted to her by secret donor

A WOMAN who weighed 47st has died just before receiving a life-saving operation gifted to her by a secret donor. Christina Sekulova from Dupnitsa, Bulgaria, was tragically found dead three days before she was meant to travel to Turkey for surgery. Bulgaria Postsen Christina Sekulova has died at age 33[/caption] The 33-year-old had suffered from extreme obesity and plethora of other health related issues. However,…

Adidas event shut down by protestors as factory wages become hot-button issue for the sneaker and garment industry

A protest against Adidas moved outside after disrupting an event inside Portland’s Sentinal Hotel. Matthew Kish/Insider Protestors on Thursday disrupted an event featuring Rupert Campbell, Adidas’ top US executive The protestors allege Adidas has not paid Aisan contract factory workers and demanded repayment. The event unfolded as executives continue to battle rising worker discontent.  Protestors on Thursday morning disrupted a Portland, Oregon, breakfast event that…

A bank manager wins $370,000 after a panel of judges says she would’ve likely been promoted if it weren’t for...

A panel of judges unanimously concluded a former female employee at Commerzbank would have likely been promoted if not for illegal sex discrimination. Shutterstock An ex-employee of Germany’s Commerzbank will get $370,000 after judges say sex discrimination likely cost her a promotion. Jagruti Rajput was deputy head of markets compliance in the bank’s London office but says a male colleague was treated as the senior…

INEC To Resume Collation Of Abia Guber Poll Results By 4pm

March 22, (THEWILL) – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will on Wednesday evening, resume the collation of last Saturday’s Abia governorship election results. INEC had on Monday, announced the suspension of the collation of the Abia governorship results after thugs invaded its offices in Obingwa Local Government Area on Sunday, March 19, 2023, and […] The post INEC To Resume Collation Of Abia Guber…

Court Dismisses Kyari’s Application To Strike Out Drug Charges

March 22, (THEWILL) – The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, dismissed an application by the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Abba Kyari, seeking to strike out drug-related charges against him. Kyari, who is a former Head of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the Nigeria Police Force, is facing prosecution by […] The post Court Dismisses Kyari’s Application To Strike Out…

G-5: Why history will be kind to Ortom, Ikpeazu, Ugwuanyi – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has said history would be kind to members of the G-5 governors for standing for equity, justice and fairness despite their losses during the February 25 election. DAILY POST reports that some of the governors elected under the Peoples Democratic Party who named themselves G-5 lost their senatorial bids during the election. Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi…

Job offering £50,000 salary and you don’t need ANY qualifications plus you could travel the world

A DREAM job offering a £50,000 salary and the chance to travel the world is now up for grabs – and you don’t even any qualifications. The incredible employment opportunity is in the Australian Navy and they’re still taking applications from thrill-seeking job hunters. Getty The perfect job for thrill-seeking job hunters is no w up for grabs in Australia[/caption] Getty The Australian Navy are…

Andrew Tate news latest — Prosecutors apply to keep disgraced influencer in jail for extra 30 days after appeal denied

PROSECUTORS have launched a court bid to keep Andrew Tate and his brother Tristan behind bars for 30 more days. The misogynists are languishing in prison after the court threw out both Andrew’s and Tristan’s requests for house arrest earlier this month. The disgraced influencer was detained more than two months ago alongside Tristan and has been going to and from the court as his legal…